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Annual Ideagen UN Empowering Women and Girls 2030 Summit

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On July 20th, we held our Annual Ideagen UN Empowering Women and Girls 2030 Summit hosted by UNCTAD at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City. World’s leading companies, start-ups, NGO’s and public sectors joined together to innovate and collaborate via cross-sector innovation. During the summit we focused on a range of issues surrounding SDG 5, including economic development, healthcare, aging, education, nutrition, and technology and how business leaders and entrepreneurs are developing sustainable solutions.

Women's Work: Inside The Rising Trend of Female Leaders in Manufacturing

By Amy Elisa Jackson
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James Brown famously sang, “This is a man’s world.” However, perhaps the most notable part of that chorus and song is the second verse: “…But it wouldn’t be nothing, nothing without a woman or a girl.”

You Grow, Girl!: Carrie Vollmer-Sanders

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Editor’s note: This is the first in a series comprised of contributed pieces from female farmers around the globe – from the northern reaches of Canada, to the heartland of the U.S., to the western coast of Africa, to the rolling hills of France and beyond. The series aims to amplify the voice of female farmers who play vital roles in helping farms thrive. These amazing women nurture their families and fields. Here, they share their unique perspectives on food, family and farming. We hope that you enjoy their stories as much as we have enjoyed unearthing them.

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Editor’s note: This is the first in a series comprised of contributed pieces from female farmers around the globe – from the northern reaches of Canada, to the heartland of the U.S., to the western coast of Africa, to the rolling hills of France and beyond. The series aims to amplify the voice of female farmers who play vital roles in helping farms thrive. These amazing women nurture their families and fields. Here, they share their unique perspectives on food, family and farming. We hope that you enjoy their stories as much as we have enjoyed unearthing them.

2017 Women’s Leadership Conference Will Feature Tailored Programming; Workshops Taught by Acclaimed Keynote Speakers and Thought Leaders

Sold-out conference will spotlight national TV broadcast journalists Lisa Ling and Natalie Allen; top women executive speakers; custom-designed learning tracks; and networking sessions for career women
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LAS VEGAS, August 2, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The 11th annual Women’s Leadership Conference, sponsored by the non-profit MGM Resorts Foundation, will offer attendees custom-designed educational workshops, in addition to world class speaker presentations.

Award-winning TV journalist Lisa Ling will kick off Monday morning as the keynote speaker. Attendees will also get up close and personal with CNN International anchor Natalie Allen, who will emcee the event for the fourth year in a row.

Tickets on Sale Now to the 2nd Annual S.H.E. Summit Bacardi; A One-Day Women’s Empowerment Conference in Miami on September 28

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Speakers include:

  • S.H.E. Summit founder & CEO Claudia Chan
  • Miami HEAT EVP Kim Stone
  • Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Human Resources Director Kathleen Procario
  • “How to be a W.a.n.t.e.d. Woman” inspiration Dr. Casandra Hernandez
  • ManTalks founder Connor Beaton
  • Regional President for Bacardi North America Pete Carr
  • Miami Marlins VP Marketing Claudia Lezcano
  • Royal Caribbean Director of Diversity & Inclusion Grant Van Ulbrich
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Speakers include:

  • S.H.E. Summit founder & CEO Claudia Chan
  • Miami HEAT EVP Kim Stone
  • Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Human Resources Director Kathleen Procario
  • “How to be a W.a.n.t.e.d. Woman” inspiration Dr. Casandra Hernandez
  • ManTalks founder Connor Beaton
  • Regional President for Bacardi North America Pete Carr
  • Miami Marlins VP Marketing Claudia Lezcano
  • Royal Caribbean Director of Diversity & Inclusion Grant Van Ulbrich

Female Trailblazer from the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) to Deliver Keynote at Women’s Leadership Conference in Las Vegas

Roslyn M. Brock, the youngest person and fourth woman to chair the National Board of Directors for the NAACP, will address sold out crowd at MGM Resorts Foundation’s WLC 2017
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LAS VEGAS, July 31, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Roslyn M. Brock, the youngest person to be elected to chair the National Board of Directors of the NAACP, will be a featured keynote speaker during the MGM Resorts Foundation’s 11th Annual Women’s Leadership Conference (WLC) August 7-8 at the MGM Grand Las Vegas Conference Center.

Weatherford Nominee for Fleet Manager of the Year

Lee Pierce Nominated for Automotive Fleet's Professional Fleet Manager of the Year Award
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Congratulations Lee Pierce for being nominated for Automotive Fleet 's Professional Fleet Manager of the Year Award for the second year in a row. Nominees are full-time commercial fleet managers who control a company-owned or leased fleet in excess of 100 cars and light trucks combined, and who are recognized nationally among their peers for their unique abilities and accomplishments. 

An Intern’s Perspective: Working with the Women who Make Tetra Tech’s Projects Happen

Recognizing the importance of female leadership in the engineering and international development fields
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Tetra Tech’s Sabrina Daley, International Development Services intern, will be writing a series of blog posts about working with and learning from women who are leading international development endeavors at Tetra Tech. In this post, she introduces us to the three experts and their areas of focus and explains her experience at Tetra Tech. In subsequent posts, she will provide an in-depth look at each woman’s work.

Guiding the Giving: How Jacquie Ryan’s Unorthodox Career Path Led Her to Her Dream Job in Sponsorship and Philanthropy at Scotiabank

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Jacquie Ryan wasn’t sure what she wanted to do after she graduated university with a degree in English and Film Studies, so she headed to Banff to coach skiing. The short-term job set her on a path to a long-term career, and she’s continued to let her passions guide her profession ever since.

Are you an arts enthusiast, hockey parent, or marathon runner? If so, you have probably noticed that Scotiabank sponsors many of the events you love. Behind that powerful presence is Jacquie Ryan, the Bank’s vice president of sponsorship marketing and philanthropy.

The UPS Foundation to Award More Than $7.7 Million to Promote Global Diversity & Inclusion

Grants Focus on Social & Gender Equality, Access to Markets, Skills Development and Education Programs
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ATLANTA, July 28, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Today, The UPS Foundation, the philanthropic arm of UPS (NYSE: UPS), announced it will award more than $7.7 million in global diversity and inclusion grants to 39 organizations. The grants will support economic empowerment, initiatives to empower women and girls, and, workplace inclusion.

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